You’re invited!

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You’re invited!

The Annual General Meeting 2016 for Jubilee Community Care Inc is being held on Tuesday 4th October 2016 from 6.00 pm onwards at the Jephson Hotel, 63 Jephson Street, Toowong Qld 4066. Before the business of the AGM, a buffet will be served at 6.00pm followed by a presentation from our guest speaker who is a client of Jubilee Community Care and will share with us a few stories of her life and work as well as her experience of aged care services.

If you would like to attend the AGM please inform our office by Friday 30th September 2016 by emailing admin@jccagedcare.org.au or calling 07 3871 3220.

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Jubilee’s Story Part 1

We want to share with you over the next few months some of Jubilee Community Care’s processes and results as we enrich our community’s later life including:

  • staff employment procedures
  • the matchmaking process
  • staff education
  • later life education
  • specific and tailored services
  • giving back to our community

To name just a few of the initiatives that we will be sharing with you.

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We would like to say the biggest of thank yous to our volunteer Jess who has been helping us gather these statistics and put them in an understandable beautiful format. You are invaluable Jess, thank you!


Do you need Allied Health support?

Did you know that if you are aged over 65 and living in Brisbane you might be eligible for Brisbane Allied Health assistance from the Government, at home or for help from a health professional, on a day and at a time that suits you? We at Jubilee Community Care can explain the support available and navigate the system for you.

There are a number of Brisbane Allied Health services that we can offer such as podiatry (foot care) or occupational therapy (help to recover, or maintain your physical ability) to help you to stay as active and healthy as you can be.

Allied Health Brisbane – what’s available:

The types of Allied Health that are available in addition to our Brisbane home help services include:

  • physiotherapy (exercise, mobility, strength and balance)
  • speech pathology (help with difficulties in communicating, swallowing and eating)
  • occupational therapy (help to recover or maintain your physical ability)
  • podiatry (foot care)
  • dietitian (nutrition assessment, food and nutrition advice, dietary changes)
  • exercise physiologists (physical activity and education to assist with managing chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease).

Call Jubilee Community Care Brisbane and we will gladly talk you through the available allied health options with absolutely no cost to you! 07 3871 3220.

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7 more members of our community are staying standing

Another 7 members of our community have completed the Stay Standing falls prevention course with outstanding results.

Congratulations to Joan who celebrated her 90th birthday on the last day of the course, Don, Keith, Keitha, Doris, Daphne and Lynn for completing the Stay Standing course.

We were absolutely enthralled by your enthusiasm and dedication to this course. We hope that what you learnt is useful and that you continue the exercises.

Minky and Rossana, our Stay Standing experts and Jubilee Support Workers, were thrilled and touched by the flowers, presents and cards received as thanks on your behalf. It was most unexpected and made their day.Thank you!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT STAY STANDING AND HOW IT COULD BENEFIT YOU, CALL SANDY ON 07 3871 3220.

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Congratulations Michael

Michael has been a client of Jubilee for 4 years. Last month he qualified for two yellow bands in Taekwondo!

This Korean martial art is characterised by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks. It is a passion of Michael’s and we’re all very proud of this achievement!


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